Ten Things You Need ...

  All are welcome! Our mission is to teach people to grow their own food. You don’t need any gardening experience to participate Our gardens are short term (2-5 years) on borrowed/unused urban land – we call them Pop-up Victory Gardens PGP is a membership driven organization....

Come Grow With Us!

What is The Peterson Garden Project? The Peterson Garden Project (PGP) is a federal 501c3 not-for-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois. For more information: www.petersongarden.org Our mission: To recruit, educate and inspire a new generation of home and community gardeners who want...

Time Flies When You&...

Spring is officially winding down, and it’s hard to believe how quickly time flies. But as they say, time accelerates when you’re having fun, and it’s certainly a thrill being in the gardens in spring, preparing them to open for the season and watching them flourish. As per usual, spring was...

Gardens Aflutter Wit...

It’s shaping up to be a bustling summer season here at Peterson Garden Project! Not only have we got new gardens this year (raise your hands, Ashlandia and Swedish Covenant!), but there’s lots going on in the coming months. On the horizon, we’ve got a demo and lecture on worms, a concert...

Gardening Season Hea...

Well, we think it’s safe to say that warm weather is here to stay for gardening season. It’s wonderful to feel the sun shining as the gardens continue to heat up. With the sun’s spotlight on gardens, it seems an apt time to share some helpful gardening tips for bolstering a sense community,...

Plant and Bake Sale ...

Peterson Garden Project will host its second annual spring plant sale and bake sale fundraiser! When: Friday, May 10 through Sunday, May 12, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m each day. Where: Peterson Garden Project’s Learning Center, 4642 N. Francisco, Chicago, IL (adjacent to Francisco...